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Cat Articles

When it comes to caring for your cat, you need to get your information from an expert. To see what Purina’s experts have to say about cat nutrition, behaviour, development, training and more, explore all our articles below.

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Purina How Many Treats to Give a Cat

Cat treats are a great way to reward your cat during training and can serve as a way to strengthen the bond between you and your cat.

A bottle and glass of milk on a table

Cats drinking milk is typically the stuff of storybooks and movies — a child rescues a cat, and the first thing they do is feed it a shallow saucer of creamy milk.

Why Do Cats Meow Listing
Did you know that cats meow to people, but not to other cats? Adult cats that do not live with humans have clear communication with one another. So, why do cats meow at humans?

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As your cat enters the senior stage of their life, they may start to become less active and their metabolism may slow down. As such, they can be prone to putting on weight.

It can be hard to recognize signs of old age in cats as they don’t get fine lines and wrinkles like humans do. Changes in your cat are most likely to start on the inside as they approach their golden years, and they will gradually age as we do.

You may have noticed that your cat is napping more, not playing with you as often or that they can’t jump as high as they used to. These are all normal as your cat approaches their senior years!

Bringing a kitten home can be exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. Your kitten’s first few weeks at home are a time of exploration, confidence-building and important introductions to other pets and people.

Backyards are a great way to spend your time outdoors during the warmer months of the year.

Celebrating your cat’s big day is fun for both you and your furry family member. Here are some tips for throwing the purr-fect birthday bash.
Travelling with a pet can be exciting, but it also takes careful planning and preparation. If you’ll be gone for longer than a day or two, use these tips to make a careful supply checklist for your cat.
Bringing a new kitten home is an exciting time for the whole family and in the weeks to come, her personality will start to come out. Learn how to help your kitten will settle into her new surroundings.
You’ll want to have certain essential supplies on hand before bringing your kitten home. That way you two will have more time to bond. Read on for some things you’ll need to welcome your new feline friend.

It’s your kitten’s new home, but there are lots of potential hazards lying in wait. After all, kittens are babies, which means they’re lively and curious. This can lead to serious trouble unless you take preventative measures.

Cat feeding stations that are elevated from the ground are a great way to make your cat more comfortable when eating. Read on for a step-by-step guide on how to make a cat feeding station.
Making your cat hunt for food is a great way to appeal to their desire for physical and mental stimulation during feeding. Let us teach you how to make some homemade cat toys!